Disappointment at lack of nursing voice on Ministerial Advisory Group

Nurse leaders are expressing disappointment that the Health Minister’s newly announced Ministerial Advisory Group does not include a voice from the largest health profession.

Inspirational ‘who’s who’ list of Māori health leaders

Māori have identified a ‘who’s who’ of Māori health leaders – including ‘shining stars’ Sir Mason Durie and mental health nurse leader Moe Milne – to help motivate the next generation of leaders.

Safe staffing shortfall leads to $1M boost in nursing staff

Safe staffing software confirming nursing shortages in some wards at Hawke’s Bay Hospital has led to a $1 million boost in nursing staff. The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has announced it will spend more...

Study finds cyberbullying of nurses a real issue

A study of cyberbullying in New Zealand nursing found it impacts not only on the nurse victims themselves but also the reputation of their organisations.

Bringing the joy back into work

Joy, not burnout, should rule the day, argues the Massachusetts-based Institute for Healthcare Improvement. In a recent White Paper, it puts a case for health leaders addressing the barriers to joy in work. NURSING REVIEW finds out more.

The wicked problem of falls

Very common problems, like falls, can have complex causes and no simple solutions, nursing fall prevention experts tell NURSING REVIEW. And preventing falls needs the whole team on board – not just nurses.

From night shift nurse to DHB chief executive

Helen Mason, the Zimbabwean-trained nurse who became chief executive of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board 18 months ago - is profiled by the Bay of Plenty Times.

Nursing shortages on new College of Mental Health Nurses president’s agenda

Gaining a better understanding of the current nursing shortage issue is a high priority for newly elected College of Mental Health president Suzette Poole.

Cook Islands nurse appointed WHO Chief Nurse

Another nurse with New Zealand connections has been appointed to a world-leading role with the announcement that Cook Island' nurse leader Elizabeth Iro is WHO's new chief nurse.

Waikato DHB CEO resigns over expenditure breaches

Waikato DHB CEO Dr Nigel Murray has resigned after a special meeting today heard the outcome of an investigation into his expenses. The New Zealand Herald's Natalie Akoorie reports on the background.

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